Private schools in Durham, Ontario

Find the top private schools in Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, and Whitby

There are great private schools in the Durham region of Ontario. This includes schools in Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brock, Uxb/school/uxbridge-private-schoolsridge, Port Hope, and Scugog. Find our list of the top Durham private schools below Read more


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"Cambridge International Academy offers an enriched curriculum from grades 1 to 12 in Ajax. Central to the school’s philosophy is the belief that students learn best both inside and outside the classroom.

  1. Customized Educational Pathways
  2. Small Class Sizes
  3. Individual Needs and Academic Learning
  4. Homework club

—From the school

  • Gr. 1 to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum
  • $15,600 to $60,000
 
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Cambridge International Academy 15600 Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
Pickering, Ontario
whites/kingston road
 
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"Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering is a non denominational, inclusive school that offers programs from Pre-school to Grade eight. We acknowledge and celebrate religious and cultural events as part of our cultural program." —From the school

  • Gr. NS to 8 (Coed)
  • Montessori curriculum
  • $12,000 to $14,000
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Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering 12000 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
Port Perry, Ontario
Reach St/Old Simcoe Rd
 
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"CHMS offers authentic supportive, vibrant, child centered AMI Montessori that is perfect for curious, inquisitive students looking to thrive in a social, hands on, collaborative, challenging environment." —From the school

  • Gr. NS to 8 (Coed)
  • Montessori curriculum
  • $8,000 to $12,000
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The Children's House Montessori School 8000 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
North York, Ontario
Finch Ave. W./Bathurst St.
 
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"CAA has been serving the GTA for 70 years. Our students learn through a strong academic curriculum, community engagement and alumni mentorship – with a 98% acceptance rate to the University of their first choice." —From the school

  • Gr. JK to 12 (Coed)
  • Traditional curriculum
  • $10,250 to $16,000
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Crawford Adventist Academy 10250 Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Day Coed
Whitby, Ontario
Garden Street/Hwy. 2
 
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"Trafalgar Castle offers AP programming and an academically challenging environment rooted in future-ready competencies that prepare students for a world yet to be imagined." —From the school

  • Gr. 4 to 12 (Girls)
  • Liberal Arts curriculum
  • $29,348 to $78,215
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Trafalgar Castle School 29348 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Girls
Oshawa, Ontario
Wilson Road/Adelaide Ave
 
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"At G.B.MS, D.E.P.S and Durham Academy Secondary school focus is on each individual student and helping them meet their unique potential and goals. We believe in excellent customer service and families have a voice. Throughout the year we enhance our programs through program enhancement and enrichment." —From the school

  • Gr. NS to 12 (Coed)
  • Progressive curriculum; Montessori
  • $10,400 to $14,000
  • Day, Homestay
  • 187 students
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Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S. 10400 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Homestay Day Coed
Pickering, Ontario
Kingston/Altona
 
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"École Montessori is Durham Region's premier French private school dedicated to transforming your child into a bilingual critical thinker with our enriched curriculum that fosters the genius within each student." —From the school

  • Gr. NS to 6 (Coed)
  • Montessori curriculum
  • $8,400 to $21,000
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École Montessori 8400 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary Day Coed
Whitby, Ontario
Brock Street South/Dundas Streer West
 
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"The Hatch House Montessori School is a very child centered school where each student is respected for their uniqueness and is guided through learning accordingly. Ask about our unique, fully bilingual elementary program." —From the school

  • Gr. NS to 8 (Coed)
  • Montessori curriculum
  • $11,750 to $15,000
  • Day school
  • 0 students
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Hatch House Montessori School 11750 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed

Benefits of schools in Durham

You can find a first-rate private school for your child in Durham, Ontario. Whether you’re in need of a preschool for your toddler, or a high school for your teenager, you’re sure to find some great options.

Private schools in Durham, Ontario have plenty of perks. In fact, they tend to have many of the same benefits as other private schools.

Below, we list some of the main benefits of Durham schools. Keep in mind, this isn’t an exhaustive list.

Choosing a Durham private school

Independent schools are always near the top of the list among the best schools in Durham region, especially boarding schools in Durham, but also Montessori, troubled teen, learning disability, IB, and Christian schools. In your decision process, make sure you include several schools in your shortlist. You should visit schools, take tours, talk to school officials and parents, and ask schools lots of questions. You can also check out our comprehensive school profiles, on OurKids.net.

Before choosing a school, consider what’s important to you, your child, and your family. A wide range of factors will need to be considered. Some of the more important ones may include:

As far as schools themselves go, you may want to consider (among other things):


Frequently Asked Questions

How many private schools in Durham, Ontario are there?
There are 8 private schools in Durham, Ontario that are Our Kids trusted members.

How much is tuition at private schools in Durham, Ontario?
Tuition fees for private schools in Durham, Ontario range from $12 to $78,215 per year with an average tuition of $17,979 per year.

What’s the largest school?
Of the private schools in Durham, Ontario, the largest is Crawford Adventist Academy with 300 students in Grades JK to 12.

Are private schools in Durham, Ontario good?
We interviewed both parents and students. You can read reviews about private schools in Durham, Ontario on this page.

Is there a private school expo where I can meet with private schools in Durham, Ontario?
Yes. You can meet with private schools and education experts at the Our Kids Private School Expos held every year in September and October. These events are designed for both parents and students. Find event details and ticket info here.

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